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Radio Frequencies

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the Government’s policy is on the continued use of the FM and AM bands for radio broadcasts. (150124)

Spectrum planning is primarily a matter for Ofcom as the regulator. However, the Government note the proposals made in Ofcom’s ‘Future of Radio Review—Phase 3’ about alternative uses for the FM and AM bands, on which they have recently consulted.